Larry Johnson, CPA

Larry Johnson founded Veris Consulting, LLC in 2000. He co-founded Johnson Lambert & Co., a predecessor to Veris, in 1986 and served as that firm’s managing partner through 2005.

Larry has participated in numerous professional standard-setting bodies, including the Accounting Standards Executive Committee of the AICPA, which was the highest authority in the AICPA over industry-specific accounting and reporting matters. He has testified in federal and state courts, arbitration hearings, and depositions on a variety of accounting, financial reporting, auditing, causation, and damages issues including, among others, revenue recognition, asset valuation, loss reserving, related party transactions, financial statement disclosure, and the application of generally accepted auditing standards.

Larry has also served as a member of the AICPA Insurance Companies Committee and its task forces on auditing loss reserves, mutual life insurance accounting, and environmental liabilities. He chaired the AICPA’s task force on reinsurance accounting and served on both its Relations with Actuaries Committee and its Financial Services Experts Panel.

Before the formation of Johnson Lambert & Co., Larry was a partner at Ernst & Young (formerly Ernst & Whinney), where he directed its Washington, DC audit practice and its Mid-Atlantic Region insurance practice. Larry received his B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of Maryland.


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Bachelor of Science, University of Maryland, magna cum laude

Completed MBA course work, George Washington University

Licenses & Certifications: 

Certified Public Accountant


AIPCA Financial Services Experts Panel Past Member

AICPA Insurance Companies Committee Past Member 

AICPA Accounting Standards Executive Committee (now FinREC) Past Member

AICPA Committee on Relations with Actuaries Past Member

Past Member of AICPA Task Forces on Auditing Loss Reserves, Mutual Life Insurance Companies, Deposit Accounting (Chair) and Mass Tort Liabilities

Select Articles & Speeches: 

"Now What? Targeting Culpable Parties and Hot Topics" - International Association of Insurance Receivers Technical Development Series IV

Panelist, "Financial Professionals’ Perspectives on Emerging Global Trends in Financial Reporting" - Norfolk Southern Excellence in Financial Reporting Conference by William and Mary

"The Effective Use of Financial Experts in Business Litigation" - DRI Commercial and Intellectual Property Litigation Symposium